• Low carbon generation

    Australian Chart of the week | Tis’ all about the Benjamins: foregone value of solar constraints

    Summer is now well and truly behind us. However, grid stability remains a concern with no relief in sight for the five solar farms across Victoria and NSW. The solar farms are currently at 50% output. The constraint has been in place since mid-September last year and will likely last...

  • Energy storage and flexibility

    Chart of the week | Critical Link: Western HVDC & wind in the BM

    On 10 January, the Western Link HVDC suffered a fresh unplanned outage. This consequently prompted Ofgem to investigate National Grid Electricity Transmission and Scottish Power Transmission over the cable's delivery and operation. Coinciding with this outage was record-high levels of wind generation in Great Britain. This generation from transmission connected...